Download VLC for Android APK

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VLC media player is a cross-platform multimedia player that is free and open source. It supports the majority of multimedia formats as well as CDs, devices, and network streaming protocols.
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January 20, 2021
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Description

VLC media player is a cross-platform multimedia player that is free and open source. It supports the majority of multimedia formats as well as CDs, devices, and network streaming protocols.

VLC for Android APK

This is the AndroidTM version of the VLC media player. VLC for Android, like the desktop version of VLC, can play any video or music file, as well as network streams, network shares and drives, and DVD ISOs.

VLC for Android is a complete audio player, complete with a database, equalisation, and filters capable of playing any audio file.

VLC is designed for everyone, is completely free, contains no advertisements, has no commercial features, and isdeveloped entirely by volunteers. The entire source code is freely accessible.

Features

  • VLC for AndroidTM, like the desktop version of VLC, plays most local video and audio files, as well as network streams (including adaptive streaming) and DVD ISOs. Additionally, it supports disc sharing.
  • MKV, MP4, AVI, MOV, Ogg, FLAC, TS, M2TS, Wv, and AAC are all supported formats. All codecs are included; no additional downloads are required. Subtitles, Teletext, and Closed Captions are all supported.
  • VLC for Android has a media library for music and video files, as well as the ability to directly explore directories.
  • VLC supports multiple audio tracks and subtitles. It offers auto-rotation, aspect-ratio changes, and volume, brightness, and seeking control through gestures.
  • Additionally, it features an audio control widget, audio headset control, cover art, and a comprehensive audio media library.
  • VLC is a good alternative to the MX player.

Permissions

VLC for Android requires access to the following folders:
• “Photos/Media/Files” to access your whole media collection 🙂
• “Storage” allows you to access all of your media files stored on SD cards 🙂
• “Other” to verify network connections, adjust volume, set the ringtone, run on Android TV, and display the popup view; information below.

• It requires “read the contents of your USB storage” permission in order to access the media files stored on it.
• It requires “alter or erase the contents of your USB storage” in order to enable file deletion and subtitle storage.• It requires “whole network access” in order to view network and internet broadcasts.
• It requires “block phone from sleeping” in order to keep your phone awake while watching a video.
• It requires “changing your audio settings” in order to adjust the level of the audio.
• It requires you to “alter system settings” in order to change your audio ringtone.
• It requires “see network connections” in order to determine whether or not the device is connected.
• To launch the custom picture-in-picture widget, it requires “draw over other applications.”
• “Control vibration” is required to provide feedback on the controls.
• It requires “run at startup” in order to configure suggestions on the Android TV launcher screen, which is only available on Android TV devices.
• It requires a “microphone” to perform voice search on Android TV devices, but this is not required.
• In-app purchases that enable you to sponsor the application if you so choose. The software will stay free and there will be no in-app purchases.

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What's new

* Fix Chromecast playback
* Allow sorting albums by artist
* Fix some RTL issues
* Improve playback resume
* Persist audio player time mode
* Crash fixes

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How to install Download VLC for Android APK APK?

1. Tap the downloaded Download VLC for Android APK APK file.

2. Touch install.

3. Follow the steps on the screen.

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